Personal Trainers

The FitRoom employs highly qualified Personal Trainers.

In fact, we only  offers the highest possible level of qualified, rigorously tested personal training. All our coaches are highly qualified distinguished by their ability to practice what they preach. In other words, they know every single insider trick to extract your very best performance (no matter your background).

Our highly qualified Personal Trainers:

  • Are highly experienced and academically qualified
  • Have a minimum of 10,000 hours of hands-on, practical experience
  • Hold at least one certificate from a sports university or a leading training organisation such as the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

What makes us so special is not only our knowledge and experience: the crucial factor is that we care.
We care because, for all of us, this is much more than just a job. In fact, it is a calling.

Lionel Gonnet

Lionel Gonnet

Lionel is a French strength and conditioning specialist living in Brussels.
With over 20 years of experience, he is well known as a personal trainer and as nutrition advisor. He is also the author of the book “En finir avec les poignées d’amour.

Education
Brevet d’Etat d’éducateur sportif haltérophilie, culturisme, musculation éducative, sportive et d’entretien (France)
Animateur national Fédération française d’haltérophilie, musculation, force athlétique et culturisme
PICP coach levels 1 and 2 (Poliquin International Certification Program)
BioSignature practitioner levels 1 and 2 (Charles Poliquin, USA)
Personal Training (National Strength and Conditioning Association, USA)
Strength and Conditioning (National Strength and Conditioning Association, USA)
Training for weight management (National Academy of Sport Medicine, USA)
Nutrithérapie (Centre européen pour la recherche, le développement et l’enseignement de la nutrithérapie)
Body composition transformation (Charles Poliquin, USA)
Olympic lifting (Charles Poliquin and Jud Logan, USA)
Hypopressive abdominal exercises (Marion Boland, Belgique)
Fitness and bodybuilding (Fabien Gil, bodybuilding world champion, World Physique Federation, France)
Resistance training program design (Charles Poliquin, USA)
Boosting androgens naturally (Charles Poliquin)
Fat loss for women (Charles Poliquin)
Squat technique (Charles Poliquin)
Training the female physique competitor (Francine Savard, Canada)
Strength and conditioning NSCA European conference
Genova Diagnostics seminars: Adrenal Dysfunction: The Role of Stress, Sex
Hormone Dysfunction: The Role of Stress, Nutrients & Inflammation
Member of the European Register of Exercise Professionals (EREPS)
Genova Diagnostics practitioner (global leader in functional laboratory testing)

>> Visit Lionel’s website here

Valeria Torres Lagos

Valeria Torres Lagos

Weight training expert for women
Valeria has been a very competitive sportswoman for a long time. As a former sprinter and endurance athlete she fell in love with weight training, its incredible benefits and the lifestyle that goes with it. She is now a fitness figure competitor.
She always leads by example, holds a French Professional Certificate in weightlifting and weight training and always stays up-to-date with training and nutrition knowledge. The words that describe her best are: accuracy, precision, professionalism, discretion and passion.

Certifications
+ Brevet Professionnel Activités Gymniques de la Forme et de la Force (France)
+ Performance Nutrition Coach (Clean Health Institute, Australia)
+ Les essentiels de l’hypertrophie (Christian Thibaudeau, Canada)
+ The Art of General Population Transformations (Clean Health Institute, Australia)
Experience
+ 8 years as personal trainer
+ 6,000 hours of coaching experience
+ 12 years of experience in the field of wellness
Specialities
+ Body Shaping
+ Development of buttocks and thighs
+ Strength and muscle mass
+ Fat loss and dietary advice